Windows Phone 7
When Steve Ballmer took center stage in Las Vegas to kick off the Consumer Electronics Show for the year 2011, it was only a matter of time before he touched the Windows Phone 7 subject. And when he did, he confirmed to the Windows Phone audience that they will be getting their first Windows Phone 7 update.
Paul Thurrott, the Microsoft watcher has provided some exciting information about the first Windows Phone 7 update, which many of us refer to as the Copy/Paste update. According to the Thurrot, the first ever update for the glance and go experience offering mobile OS is called No Donuts (codenamed NoDo) and will be announce by Steve Ballmer tomorrow when Microsoft CEO kicks off the CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2011 proceedings in Las Vegas.
Ever since Windows Phone 7 handsets went live, many wondered how the newest generation of Windows Phone handsets did in the sales department. According to Achim Berg, Microsoft’s new VP of business and marketing for Windows Phones, the Redmondians have sold around 1.5 million handsets. Sounds impressive? But it’s not that amazing. Find out why after the jump.
Microsoft hasn’t made any indications of bringing Windows Phone 7 to the Tablet. But it doesn’t hurt to wonder how the glance and go experience offering Windows Phone 7 on the touchscreen enabled gadget, does it? We now have this very opportunity thanks to a video posted by a Vimeo user, Lizard Pro. Video awaits you after the jump.
You knew this was on the cards when we shared with you the news of Windows Phone 7 getting jailbroken. As a matter of fact, we told you that this was the need of the hour and this very need has been fulfilled. ChevronWP7 has been unleashed. It is thefirst ever unlocker tool for Windows Phone 7 which brings the all important capability of sideloading apps.
Remember Cotulla, the XDA developer was the first to boot Windows Phone 7 on HTC HD2? Well the very same developer who along with the DFT team has made some progress. As a matter of fact, he has completed Windows Phone 7 port for HTC HD2 based on a tweet posted by the hacker himself.
So you are looking to get yourself a new smartphone and your selection has now come to choosing between two cellphones – iPhone 4 and HTC HD7? If you are a bit confused into deciding which smartphone to purchase then fear not as we think we can help you out in your selection.
USB Mass Storage mode was one of the features mentioned in our Windows Phone 7 missing features list. But it turns out you can make your Windows Phone 7 act as a USB drive and all it needs is making a few changes to the registry which believe me are as simple as a walk in the park.
Looking for a way to control your VLC Media player from the comfort of your Windows Phone 7 smartphone? Look no further as Ageye’s just launched VLC Play! has the goods you are looking for. VLC Play! is a Windows Marketplace based app that lets you remotely control one of the most popular audio/video player.
A new chapter on Windows Phone 7 jailbreak has been written. Australian Developer Chris Walsh who managed to run native code on Windows Phone 7 has moved one stop closer to jailbreaking the not so old mobile OS as he has got root access on HTC and Samsung handset running Windows Phone 7.